Editorials

Our two cents in what to look for in a new city manager

This week a search company held two public forums to find out what qualities we would like in our next city manager. Considering that for the past 10…

Alley repair program underscores past neglect

This week the city’s ambitious alley repaving program kicks off. We can thank former City Manager Katrina Powell for putting this together. For unknown reasons – dysfunction? –…

News

Vacation payout is questioned

Vacation payout is questioned

  By Charles Sercombe The assistant to former City Manager Katrina Powell got a little…

The search is on for the city’s next city manager

The search is on for the city’s next city manager

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s search for a new city manager kicked off this…

Breaking news … Two charged in hit-and-run injury of a 5 year old

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s ongoing problem with reckless drivers played out as many predicted it…

City continues fight against blight by updating its laws

City continues fight against blight by updating its laws

    By Charles Sercombe For years people have complained about neighbors who don’t cut…

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Business

New style of pizza is a bite out of the Big Apple

New style of pizza is a bite out of the Big Apple

    By Mike Murphy The Review Special Writer New York-style pizza has come to town and NY Pizza Baby and Burgers and Shakes owner Marju Chowdhury is…

Market’s closing signals more change to come in city’s retail offerings

Market’s closing signals more change to come in city’s retail offerings

  By Charles Sercombe A Hamtramck shopping landmark is now history. The Polish Market on Jos. Campau and Belmont abruptly announced it was closing this past weekend on…

Medical complex is part of Conant reinvention and rebirth

Medical complex is part of Conant reinvention and rebirth

  By Charles Sercombe A few years ago a former Polish bakery sat empty and falling apart on Conant near Evaline. But much like the rest of Conant…

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Photo Gallery

Faces from the Hamtramck Labor Day Festival 2016

Faces from the Hamtramck Labor Day Festival 2016

By Charles Sercombe One of our favorite pastimes at the festival is people watching. There are so many interesting faces and…

News

Questions raised over ex-city manager’s ‘purchase’ of a laptop

Questions raised over ex-city manager’s ‘purchase’ of a laptop

  By Charles Sercombe On the way out the door of city hall, former City Manager Katrina Powell took something with her. A city-issued laptop computer. She…

Features

Movie company’s reenactment of Detroit riot stirs up memories

Movie company’s reenactment of Detroit riot stirs up memories

    By Charles Sercombe In a few weeks a Hollywood production crew will be transforming a portion of Jos. Campau to resemble what a Detroit business…

Editorials

Another year, another great festival and a big thank you

A big congratulation goes out to the organizers and volunteers of the Hamtramck Labor Day Festival. This year’s festival offered more vendors and another great year for…

Sports

For the first time in years, HHS baseball team come home champs

For the first time in years, HHS baseball team come home champs

By Alan Madeleine Last week, Hamtramck High’s boys’ varsity baseball team won their first district championship since … well, since anybody can seem to remember. And the…